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Feb 14, 2013 7:00am EST
on especially because of genetics advances in technology. and all this stuff is going to get stalled or set back. >> and you write about some instances where there are research labs and the like where technology just sitting. >>> there's this one example at children's national medical center where this guy, this doctor who runs this center for genetic research there, he's got four high tech gene sequencing machines and he doesn't have money to use them all the time. they sit unused all of the time. if he had $10 million he could be providing information that would diagnose thousands of kids ailments, kids with muscular problems, basically. muscular dystrophy and related nerve disorders. and this stuff is sitting there unused because the nih doesn't have the money to give him. >> it's not livelihoods. it's lives. you have to write your congress people and try to stop sequestration. >>> we talked about the washington redskins, the controversy over their name. they've been criticized. they are now responding during the last couple days on their web site, there's been dialogue about this. there's b
Feb 18, 2013 7:00am EST
. design the wells to be safe. thousands of jobs. use the most advanced technology to protect our water. billions in the economy. at chevron, if we can't do it right, we won't do it at all. we've got to think long term. we've got to think long term. ♪ >>> ♪ i'm going to drink on sunday ♪ drinking, drinking sunday ♪ i don't have to work on monday happy birthday presidents ♪ ♪ >> that's not the reason why. >> that's jimmy fallon friday night with his president's day song. he is very talented. love it. >>> all right. that's the perfect set up for our next story. proof the customer is always right. in this case, 90 proof. thanks to a social media outcry, the makers of makers mark bourbon says they won't cut the alcohol content. last week they announced they would cut the alcohol because of a supply shortage. >> what was that system? dipping the seal maybe. it was a red bat of liquid. good day to die hard. earning $25 million from friday to sunday. identity thief took the runner up spot followed by the weekend's other release safe haven. >> despite the die hard movie getting a
Feb 13, 2013 9:00am EST
't think business is to blame for that. our economy has changed and technology have changed the face of the american workforce which is why we need to educate people better. change our immigration policies and do things to make the country more competitive so people who get jobs have a higher standard of living. the minimum wage is a way of ensuring people who make minimum wage don't live below the poverty line. that's not the kind of country they want to do business in either. >> briefly, final word, we have to wrap. >> sure. the most important thing is for us to address the unemployment levels. we want people working and that's the critical element. how do we find ways to broaden the base to make sure they can do best and grow businesses and create jobs. >> that is the word here from local representatives. the one thing we can say in dc, maryland and virginia is the sequester is not good for our region and do what they can together to try to stop that. >> thank you. and at the president's address last night, several people from our area were invited by the first lady to attend. a t
Feb 15, 2013 9:00am EST
of things down. >> reporter: good for you. lot of post it notes. >> and using technology like your smartphones and things like that. when you're trying to keep 100 people going, follow up, follow up. >> reporter: enough about the job. let's talk about you. i was reading that you rock at authentic mexican cooking. >> i'm okay, yes. my mom and grandma would be proud of me. they taught me well. >> reporter: how do you do that on the road? >> you know, as a very growing population in the united states, you can actually find those ingredients pretty much anywhere. and we like to definitely try different mexican food around this country. when you're really creating for mom, chop something up. >> reporter: margarita on the side, and good to go. i was reading you like to try the different foods. have you tried any in d.c. yet? >> i have. >> reporter: some you like maybe? >> yes. i have definitely have some here in the downtown area, maybe some of your local favorites like the bus boys and poets. >> reporter: oh, yeah. >> we like to eat where the locals eat. we ask, where would you go? >> r
Feb 11, 2013 7:00am EST
. it's a different kind of technology used before. it also has imageer that looks at the temperature. so we can look at, for example, here you see images of crops. we can look at water use and crops. so that's one of the new things. >> and we were showing some of those images. i want to go back to some of those so you can explain them to us. they are all different colors and each image indicates something different; correct? >> right. these are beautiful images. sometimes we're lucky as scientists we get to use the data. it's almost as art. what you see here is pivot irrigation in kansas overtime. so the red areas are fields. the blue areas are bare fields. you'll see decreasing overtime as the water is used for agriculture. glaciers, cities, deforestation. >> i'm not meaning this as a political question but it's a 40 year plus program. are the changes that you are seeing, are they rather striking to you? are you surprised how much the planet is changing? >> well, i mean, there are very striking changes we can see. if we looked at for example las vegas or cities in china. the increas
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